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NMSU softball at home to open WAC play

The New Mexico State softball team kicks off Western Athletic Conference play during a three-game series against Utah Valley in Las Cruces, N.M., with the first game scheduled for Friday at 6 p.m.

Students get encouragement before STAAR testing

After spending hours preparing for the first round of the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness/End of Course or STAAR/EOC tests, SISD students got a little extra encouragement.

Paxton: Court Blocks Benefits for Same-Sex Couples

A federal court has temporarily blocked a federal rule change that would give medical leave benefits to certain same-sex couples, according to an announcement Thursday from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.

FBI: Father helped ex-LAPD son flee to Juárez after murder

The father of a LAPD probationary police officer wanted for murder walked his son into Mexico and then lied about it to investigators, federal authorities said Thursday.

West El Paso daycare facing negligence charges after three toddlers found on Resler

Some parents at First To Read Daycare are upset. "It's not okay to be honest with you," said Vanessa Oritz. But they say they understand accidents can happen.

Troopers, Bulldogs, Falcons earn Bi-District playoff victories

Here are the boys and girls high school soccer playoff schedule and results: 6A Boys Bi-District Soccer Playoffs

Kugler talks about what he hopes for last 2 weeks of practice

UTEP head football coach Sean Kugler is using this spring practice as a benchmark for the upcoming 2015 season.  Plenty of positions are up for grabs, and the Miners are a bit of a young squad with many offensive and defensive positions op

Rhinos set to host Ogden with Thorne Cup Finals on the line

The Rhinos have their sights set on the Thorne Cup Semifinals after defeating the Oklahoma City Blazers last weekend for the Midwest Division Championship.  If the Rhinos get past the Ogden Mustangs, they will face either Idaho or Fresno f

11 injured in multi-humvee accident at Fort Bliss

Fort Bliss officials confirm to NewsChannel 9 a vehicular accident Thursday afternoon in a training area injured 11 servicemembers.

Phone thief takes unexpected selfie, EPPD says

El Paso police are looking for a cell phone thief who they say took an unexpected selfie thanks to a security feature on the phone he allegedly ripped off.

CBP officers stop marijuana smuggling attempts

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operation officers working at the El Paso port of entry made three marijuana seizures Wednesday. CBP officers confiscated 185 pounds of the drug in the trio of busts.

1 dead, 3 injured in I-35 bridge collapse near Salado

Emergency crews are on the scene of a major bridge collapse on I-35 near Salado. According to TxDOT, I-35 is closed in both directions north of Salado until further notice.

Aggies baseball visits WAC Champ Sacramento State

The New Mexico State baseball team heads to Sacramento, Calif. for three-game Western Athletic Conference series versus the defending WAC Champion Sacramento State baseball team.

UTEP tennis heads to Mississippi

The UTEP women’s tennis team will travel to Hattiesburg, Miss. to take on Louisiana-Monroe on March 27 (9 a.m. MT), William Carey on March 28 (11 a.m.) and Conference USA foe Southern Miss on March 29 (9 a.m.).

9 ONLINE: Zayn Malik is leaving One Direction

Facebook has outlined several new features and enhancements set to launch on its platforms very soon. The most recent unveiling includes Messenger For Business.A  way for retailers to track online purchases.